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Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time35 mins

 4 Large Zucchini, Halved Lengthwise
 2 tsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
 4 Links Chicken Sausage Links, Thinly Sliced
 ½ c. Italian Breadcrumbs
 ¾ c. Shredded Mozzarella
 ½ c. Shredded Fontina
 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
 ¼ c. Chopped Fresh Basil
1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Score zucchini (like you’re dicing an avocado) and scoop out insides into a large bowl.

2

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken sausage and cook until seared, 6 minutes.

3

Transfer to a large bowl and add breadcrumbs, 1/2 cup mozzarella, fontina, garlic, and basil.

4

Spoon mixture into zucchini and top with remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella.

5

Bake until zucchini is tender and cheese golden, 15 minutes.